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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/17/2021 13:31 (Entered as : 01/17/2021 1:31 PM)
Reported: 3/2/2022 11:27:50 PM 23:27
Posted: 3/4/2022
Location: MESA, AZ
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: UFO next to aircraft pic
Characteristics: The object emitted other objects, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Testing long range focus of 300 mm Nikon lens at high flying commercial airship, checking result found UFO near aircraft

I was testing the long range abilities (focus, resolution) of my 300mm Nikon lens in my back yard and took a Photo of a passing commercial aircraft.
Later when I reviewed the photo as I zoomed in to see how well I captured the moving aircraft I noticed a cylindric object with what appeared to be a white gas or smoke ejecting at 90 degree angle at one end. I checked the internet to see if there was other reports of such a sighting that day, and found there was a report in New Mexico from a commercial airline (American Airlines confirmed the radio transmission from Flight 2292 to Phoenix) that had seen a cylindric object next to there aircraft. I am attaching the photo I took, it is not altered, you will have to zoom in on the aircraft and the UFO will become obvious. I forgot about the photo until recently when I decided to find a resource that may have interest, so here you are.